Real Name: John Running Bear

Identity/Class: Human, extra-temporal

Occupation: Behavioral scientist, medic, stress-psychologist

Group Membership: Crew of Seeker 3000

Affiliations: Ben Payton, Valida Payton, Phaedra, Jordan Shaw

Enemies: Jason, The Six

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: John Bear

Base of Operations: Seeker 3000, mobile in space

First Appearance: Marvel Premiere#41 (April, 1978)

Powers/Abilities: John Running Bear was a valued scientist, medic, and psychologist.

History: (Marvel Premiere#41)- John Running Bear was assigned to Seeker 3000 as the ship's chief medical officer. When Captain Jordan Shaw intended to use Seeker 3000 to defy the Six, John Bear agreed to his plan, and assisted in rescuing the telepath Phaedra from the Six on Mars. After they had successfully escaped the Six and jumped to warp, John witnessed Jason's takeover of the ship's Censys computer system. He observed that although Jason now ran the program, he would still have to take orders from the crew.

(Seeker 3000#1 (fb))- When Jason turned Seeker 3000's crew against each other, causing a civil war, Running Bear gave his life to destroy Jason's program within Censys's computer core.

Comments: Created by Doug Moench and Tom Sutton.

by Prime Eternal

John Running Bear should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Marvel Premiere#41, page 2, panel 3
Seeker 3000#1, page 14, panel 5

Seeker 3000#1 (June, 1998)

Last updated: 08/11/04

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